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  1. Kiel Allen

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    I noticed one of my motor bodies was raised or higher then the others. I haven't noticed this before. It flies fine and all. This can't be normal. What do you think would cause this?
     

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  2. Big Al KY

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    Hmm... It is loose in any way? Perhaps it needs to be reseated again? I guess wait till the pros get on here and they might tell you. I am off to a family reunion. No flights today as they live 3 miles from the airport:(
     
  3. Kiel Allen

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    There is some noise coming from it when I spin it by hand. It does feel a tad bit loose.
     
  4. Big Al KY

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    I would not fly it till it is checked out. Lost of one motor means disaster in the air.
     
  5. alokbhargava

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    Better unscrew it, check the problem, fix it and put all back. You can't take risk with issues in motors.
     
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  6. Kiel Allen

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    Any instructions on how to remove it.
     
  7. RémyHeli

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    Look potential similar thread:
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    Motor fail


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  8. With The Birds

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    Either the mounting screws have loosened or the circlip retaining the inner race bearing on the shaft has come out of the groove. I wouldnt fly it as is. Only a matter of time before you have a major failure. If the shell isnt cracked should be a simple fix.
     
  9. Kiel Allen

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    I pushed on the motor cap and was able to squeeze it back together with a little force. It still feels a little loose. Im wondering if I can just return it to Apple where I bought it for a new one rather then going through DJI.
     
  10. Big Al KY

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    Is it within Apple's 14day return policy? If so, do it quickly.
     
  11. With The Birds

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    Go the apple exchange route if it is an option. I wouldn't fly it.

    If your stuck with the DJI return for repair option and feel confident remove the motor and see if it is just the circlip has come off the shaft. An easy fix.
     
  12. Erised

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    This clip fail is the only way your motor would look the way it does.. Do not fly! and return as soon as possible.
     
  13. Kiel Allen

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    I took the motors loose last night and this clip is not the issue. The clips do not look the same as in the pic above. I couldn't get a picture, because I just loosened them enough to get them off the body of the drone to see if this was the problem. The motor I'm having the issue looked the same as one that was fine.
     
  14. Erised

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    I can't see in the pics if your prop pin on top sticks out as much as the good motor. If it's not the rotor is not secured properly, I never took one apart but that gap is way to much.